December 1 – 4, 2016
Enjoy Marblehead's Holiday Spirit!

Well known as one of the finest holiday happenings in New England, Marblehead Christmas Walk is a signature event that captures the warmth of the holiday season throughout the entire town. This is a time when Marblehead’s historic charm shines bright, and the festive spirit of the holidays provide a truly enchanting experience.

Now in its 46th year, this distinctive event is proudly sponsored by Marblehead’s philanthropic business community. Don’t miss this weekend long extravaganza of family activities, entertainment, shopping, dining, craft fairs, concerts and more!

Download our brochure, including a detailed map, HERE

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

HOLIDAY SHOPPING PREVIEW PARTIES

Sensational shopping and good cheer!

5 to 8 PM, Retailers throughout Town

HOLIDAY DÉCOR BY

MARBLEHEAD GARDEN CLUBS

5 to 7 PM, King Hooper Mansion, 8 Hooper Street

GINGERBREAD FESTIVAL JUDGING

AND OPENING RECEPTION

5 to 7 PM, Jeremiah Lee Mansion, 161 Washington Street

TREE LIGHTING AND CAROLING

6 PM, Festivities Begin

7 PM, Lighting

St. Michael’s Church, 26 Pleasant Street

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

FREEZE DANCE PARTY

4 to 6:30 PM, 123 Pleasant Street

TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION

6 PM, Festivities Begin

7 PM, Lighting

National Grand Bank Parking Lot

(across from 91 Pleasant Street)

LOBSTER TRAP TREE LIGHTING

WITH GLOVER’S REGIMENT

7:15 PM, Lighting

Mud Puddle Toys, 1 Pleasant Street

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ON STAGE

Performances by “A Dancer’s Dream”

9 AM, State Street Landing

SANTA’S LANDING BY LOBSTER BOAT

State Street Landing

9:30 AM, Santa & Mrs. Claus step ashore

MARBLEHEAD FESTIVAL OF ARTS HOLIDAY ARTISANS MARKETPLACE

10 AM to 5 PM, Abbot Hall

CHRISTMAS WALK PARADE

11:45 AM, State Street Landing, Washington Street,

Atlantic Avenue, and Pleasant Street

GINGERBREAD FESTIVAL

10 AM to 4 PM, Jeremiah Lee Mansion, 161 Washington Street

SANTA’S WORKSHOPS

10 AM to 5 PM, along Atlantic Avenue

ENTERTAINMENT AT THE OLD TOWN HOUSE

Noon to 4 PM, 1 Market Square

CANDLELIGHT WALKING TOUR WITH BOB BOOTH

4:30 PM, Old Town House

OLD NORTH FESTIVAL CHORUS

8 PM, Old North Church, 35 Washington Street

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

GINGERBREAD FESTIVAL

10 AM to 2 PM, Jeremiah Lee Mansion, 161 Washington Street

MARBLEHEAD FESTIVAL OF ARTS HOLIDAY ARTISANS MARKETPLACE

10 AM to 4 PM, Abbot Hall, 188 Washington Street

SANTA’S WORKSHOPS

Noon to 4 PM, along Atlantic Avenue

ENTERTAINMENT AT THE OLD TOWN HOUSE

Noon to 4 PM, 1 Market Square

OLD NORTH FESTIVAL CHORUS

7:30 PM, Old North Church, 35 Washington Street

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THANK YOU to our MAJOR SPONSORS

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THANK YOU to our TROLLEY SPONSORS